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Wrongful Dismissal Handbook, 8th Edition
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This practical handbook provides a straightforward treatment of wrongful dismissal law for lawyers and human resources professionals. The commentary and analysis include timely, accurate and practical information.

New in this edition

Changes since the publication of the 7th edition include developments in the case law on such issues as:

  • Termination clauses and compliance with the Employment Standards Act.
  • Just cause for dismissal; and benefits required to be provided during a notice period.
  • Employee tort liability for negligence in the course of employment.
  • How off-duty conduct affects the employment relationship; and mitigation of damages during the notice period.
About the Author
The Honourable Mr. Justice John R. Sproat is a Justice of the Ontario Superior Court and a former partner at Miller, Thomson LLP in Toronto. He has also been a frequent lecturer at numerous conferences and continuing education programs presented by such organizations as the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Institute. While in private practice, he was actively involved, not only in employment related litigation, but also in advising employers on preventative practices, policies and procedures that can be implemented to reduce exposure to wrongful dismissal actions and human rights and employment standards complaints. Mr. Justice Sproat is the author of The Employment Law Manual: Wrongful Dismissal, Human Rights and Employment Standards, also published by Carswell.
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